Special Audience MyPlate Resources

MyPlate for Preschoolers

USDA. The Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

MyPlate for Preschoolers can be used to customize a Food Plan for children 2 to 5 years of age.


MyPlate for Children

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

Child-friendly health and nutrition information for children ages 6-11.


Food Guide Pyramid Becomes a Plate

Nemours Foundation. KidsHealth.

Explains MyPlate and its recommendations to children.


MyPlate for Kids Poster (PDF | 843 KB)

USDA. FNS. Team Nutrition.


MyPlate: Nutritional Needs During Pregnancy

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

Provides resources for educating pregnant women about their altered nutritional needs. Includes Daily Food Plans for Moms, an interactive tool for assessing the right amount of weight gain during pregnancy.


MyPlate for Older Adults

Tufts University. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.

Guidance for Older Adults based on MyPlate, this article and graphic encourages adequate nutrient and fluid intake for older adults.